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Karen Kamberg  
Creative Director / Design Director
With over 15 years of experience working on both the client and agency side, I've directed numerous branding, marketing, and design initiatives for a wide variety of companies from start-ups to global corporations. I am passionate about helping brands reach their audience through conceptual thinking, creative collaboration, and strategic execution.
Creative Director / February 2022 - January 2023
We are Joy, remote
• Managed a team of 9 globally located designers and support staff
• Oversaw and contributed to the creation of our client’s visual brand identity system
• Supervised the packaging design and print production for the client’s product line
• Participated in the strategic execution of B2C and B2B deliverables
• Brand steward for Cue Health, ensuring brand consistency over all mediums
• Supervised all photo shoots and tutorial animations
• Client: Cue Health and Hyland’s Naturals

Creative Director / December 2019 to February 2022
Bluewave Communications, Oakland CA
• Oversaw all creative output
• Increased creative capabilities resulting in new clients and increased revenue
• Responsible for hiring new talent to further build company offerings
• Managed the global creative team of 7, located in Oakland and India
• Developed conceptual strategies for our global clients
• Clients: Visa, JP Morgan, HP, Foley Family Farms, Microsoft and Egencia

Principal Visual Designer / November 2018 to November 2019
Molekule, San Francisco, CA
• Oversaw all visual expressions of the brand
• Up-leveled the brand’s marketing material to ensure alignment with the brand’s ethos and vision
• Conceptual development and execution of seasonal campaigns

Associate Creative Director / October 2017 November 2018
Firewood Marketing, San Francisco, CA
• Worked exclusively on Google internal and global events
• Conceptualized event themes and created over 50 assets per event
• Client: Google

Associate Creative Director / October 2007 to October 2016
Ogilvy, Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA
• Supervised and provided direction for junior designers
• Created integrated 360 campaigns for global clients
• Ensured consistent and unified brand messaging across all platforms
• Clients: Nature Made, Cisco, Mattel, Vodafone, Motorola, Qualcomm, Covered California, Tabasco,
Deloitte, Nesquick, McKesson, and Madonna

• Adobe Creative Suite
• Figma
• PPT, Keynote
• Sketch, Adobe XD
• Print, digital, video, and animation experience

Karen Kamberg
San Francisco, CA
Karen Kamberg
Full-time, Part-time, On-site, Off-site, Permanent position, Freelance/contract
Creative Direction, Art Direction
Advertising, Web/Multimedia
POST DATE: 03.17.2023
Walnut Creek, CA
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